Dealing with degenerative "wear and tear" in his left knee, Pirates catcher Chris Stewart hopes to avoid surgery and play through the pain this season.
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The Pittsburgh Pirates placed catcher Chris Stewart on the 15-day disabled list with left knee discomfort Monday and added catcher Eric Fryer to their active roster.
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Chris Stewart isn't Gerrit Cole's personal catcher, but he has caught Cole in each of his past five starts. “I know what he’s thinking out there, he knows what I’m thinking,” Stewart told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “I know how to get the best out of him, when to settle him down at times.” While Pirates manager Clint Hurdle has said that Francisco Cervelli will also...
If you’ve been paying much attention to the evolution of the sabermetric-leaning public’s understanding of catcher framing for the last couple years, you know that it feels like more of a positive feedback loop than anything: every study that comes out seems to amplify the effect of good framing catchers even further. Last month, Jonathan Judge, Harry Pavlidis, and Dan Brooks...
The @Pirates reinstate C Chris Stewart from the 15-day DL; option C Tony Sanchez to Triple-A Indianapolis. — MLBRosterMoves (@MLBRosterMoves) April 19, 2014 New Pirates catcher Chris Stewart has finished his rehab in the minors and has joined the team, meaning Tony Sanchez is headed back to Indianapolis to play every day. When Stewart was acquired, I wasn’t a fan of the move...
This looked like it was going to be a mostly drama-free spring for the Pirates — and to this point, I would say it still has been — but recently a few issues have popped up that could cause the Bucs to make some last minute changes. Opening Day is less than two weeks away now, so it’s getting close to roster-crunch time. There are some trade rumors surrounding Vin Mazzaro...
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired catcher Chris Stewart from the New York Yankees on Monday for a player to be named. Stewart hit .211 with four home runs and 25 RBIs in a career-high 109 games for New York in 2013. He threw out 17 runners, the fifth-highest total in the American League. To make room for the 31-year-old Stewart on the 40-man roster, the Pirates designated catcher...
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The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired catcher Chris Stewart from the New York Yankees for a player to be named. Stewart hit .211 with four home runs and 25 RBIs in a career-high 109 games for New York in 2013. He threw out 17 runners, the fifth-highest total in the American League. To make room for the 31-year-old Stewart on the 40-man roster, the Pirates on Monday designated catcher...
Via Associated Press
The Yankees today traded catcher Chris Stewart to Pittsburgh for what is expected to be an obscure low-end prospect, meaning the Yankees are cornering the market on obscure former Pirate minor leaguers. (See A.J. Burnett for Diego Moreno and Exicardo Cayones.) We weren't going to offer Stewart a 2014 contract, so at midnight, he would become a free agent. Apparently, Brian Cashman...
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